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Barnes, Albert C.locked

(b Philadelphia, PA, Jan 2, 1872; d Chester County, PA, July 24, 1951).
  • M. Sue Kendall

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American chemist and collector. Barnes made his fortune after discovering the drug Argyrol in 1902. By 1907 he had become a millionaire. He and his wife moved to the suburb of Merion on Philadelphia’s affluent Main Line and with his new income began to collect paintings of the ...

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